High schools: Wednesday’s wrestling, basketball, hockey and skiing results

Bow's Jared Dolder wrestles his opponent in the 144-pound bout against Kearsarge on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2024 at Bow High School. Dolder won by pin and Bow defeated Kearsarge, 78-0. CHIP GRIFFIN / Photos By Chip

Bow's Jared Dolder wrestles his opponent in the 144-pound bout against Kearsarge on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2024 at Bow High School. Dolder won by pin and Bow defeated Kearsarge, 78-0. CHIP GRIFFIN / Photos By Chip CHIP GRIFFIN / Photos By Chip

Concord's Cullen Burke (left) wrestles Noble, Maine's Owen Gray during the 120-pound title bout at the Minickiello wrestling tournament at Keene High School on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024. Burke won a 9-6 decision to claim the title. Concord topped the 27-team field. Hannah Schroeder / Keene Sentinel

Concord's Cullen Burke (left) wrestles Noble, Maine's Owen Gray during the 120-pound title bout at the Minickiello wrestling tournament at Keene High School on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024. Burke won a 9-6 decision to claim the title. Concord topped the 27-team field. Hannah Schroeder / Keene Sentinel

Published: 01-10-2024 11:58 PM

Modified: 01-11-2024 8:05 AM


Wrestling

Salem 39, Concord 24

Key players: Concord – Tony Gualtieri (won 12-11 decision at 165), Carl Sirrianna (pin at 175), Devon Farwell (pin at 215), Wayne Gutierrez-Sakakeeny (8-4 win at 285), Biswas Darji (pin at 106)

Highlights:  The Tide dropped its first dual of the season on the road against at defending D-I champions Salem.

Records: Concord 8-1

Bow 63, Raymond 12

Key players: Bow – Jared Dolder (major decision at 150), Josiah Funches (tech fall at 157), Jacob Hammond (pin at 165), Joe McDowell (pin at 190), Chase Flagg (pin at 215), Shane Rabalais (pin at 126), Herbie Madden (pin at 132); Raymond – Brodie Moore (144)

Coach’s quote: “Another good team win. We are doing the right things on and off the mat, and the results are in our favor. January is the time to perfect the little things and this group is doing that week by week.” – Bow’s Bill Chavanelle

Records: Bow 8-0

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John Stark 57, ConVal 21

John Stark 75, Newport 3

Key players: John Stark – Lukas Boulanger (2 pins at 215), Joey Demons (pin, forfeit 106), Jackson Benedict (pin, forfeit at 120), Hunter Griffin (2 pins at 138), Brennan Champagne (2 pins at 144), Alex Descoteau (pin, forfeit at 190), Stephen Johnston (pin, forfeit at 165), Deltyn Williams (pin, forfeit at 175), Lyncoln Jablonski (pin, forfeit 113), Sean Cream (13-10 decision at 126), Dawson Palmer (2 wins by forfeit at 150), Alex Descoteau (pin, forfeit at 190), Dylan Stanley (win by forfeit at 157), Colin Tyo (win by forfeit at 285)

Highlights:  The Generals won a pair of dual meets on their home mats.

Boys’ Basketball

Pembroke 69, Bishop Brady 17

Key players: Pembroke – Joe Fitzgerald (27 points), Evan Berkeley (14 points), Mason Gagne (8 points, 4-for-4 FT); Bishop Brady – Ryan Casey (13 points)

Highlights: The Spartans came out sluggish, trailing 8-2 in the first quarter, but came back to lead 31-12 at halftime.

Coach’s quote: “Was a game I knew we would struggle in after such an emotional game against Pelhan. It was our subs who brought the energy in the second half. Fitzgerald came out very flat, but picked it up getting 27.” – Pembroke’s Michael Donnell

Records: Pembroke 5-0; Bishop Brady 0-6

Hanover 64, Bow 52

Key players: Bow – Keenan Hubbard (11 points, 8 rebounds), Brendan O’Keeffee (8 points, good defense)

Coach’s quote:  “Tough first half that put us behind. It’s hard to battle back against a well-disciplined team that limits your possessions. In the second half we played more up tempo and the results were in our favor.  The bench came in gave us a well-deserved spark when we needed it. Overall, I think we learned a lot about our team tonight.” – Bow’s Scott Drapeau

Records: Hanover 6-1; Bow 3-3

Hopkinton 75, Hillsboro-Deering 30

Key players: Hopkinton – Abram Standefer (11 points, 10 rebounds), Kristof Cauley (11 points, 3 rebounds), Will Chehade (8 points, 5 rebounds);H-D – Gavin Coombs (10 points), Dan Franklin (10 points)

Highlights: Hopkinton’s full court press and offensive movement opened up a 22-5 lead in the first quarter and the Hawks never looked backed.

Coach's quote: “We are continuing to find ourselves every day and develop our identity as a team. Today was another step in that direction as we had into the second game of a back-to-back. We are hoping to keep this momentum as we head to Monadnock.” – Hopkinton’s Matt Miller

Records: Hopkinton 5-3; H-D 1-6

Kearsarge 61, Fall Mountain 44

Key players: Kearsarge – Austin Needham (18 points, 3 steals), Noah Whipple (16 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds), Eli Whipple (8 points, 3 steals), Drew Huff (8 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists), Eddie Kinzer (4 points), Ajay Tremblay (3 points, 4 rebounds), Mason Christensen (3 points), Jacob Messer (point)

Highlights: Needham connected on four 3-pointers to lift Kearsarge to a 16-9 lead after the first quarter and the Cougars’ tenacious trap defense caused several turnovers in the second quarter to give Kearsarge a 37-15 halftime lead. The Wildcats cut the lead to 42-31 to start the fourth quarter, but the Cougars pulled away with clutch shots and defensive stops down the stretch.

Records: Kearsarge 4-3; Fall Mtn. 2-5

Girls’ Basketball

Pembroke 73, Bishop Brady 32

Key players: Pembroke – Annelise Dexter (17 points), Taylor Renna (14 points), Kaitlin Arenella (13 points), Hailey Steinmetz (11 points); Bishop Brady – Payton Bryson (20 points)

Highlights: The Spartans had very balanced scoring with four players in double figures to take care of the Giants.

Coach’s quote: “We (only beat Brady) by eight in the (Capital Classic), but this time we had great ball movement and got everyone involved.” – Pembroke’s Steve Langevin

Records: Pembroke 6-0; Bishop Brady 0-7

Bow 49, Hanover 41

Key players: Bow  – Bry Szepan (18 points), Ella Trefethen (14 points), Juliette Tarsa (12 points)

Highlights: The Falcons won back-to-back games for the first time this season.

Records: Bow 4-2; Hanover 5-2

Boys’ Hockey

Pembroke-Campbell 6, Kennett 0

Key players: PAC – Liam Cripps (24 saves), Cam Plumb (3 goals), Casey Fuller (3 assists), Trevor Lemaire (2 assists), Caden Mix (goal, assist), Patrick Chamberlain (goal), Alex Hanson (goal), Gavin Retkevicz (assist), Gavin Currier (assist)

Highlights: PAC scored three goals in the first period and tacked on two more in the second to bounce from last a loss earlier this week. PAC has shutout opponents twice this season, both times in 2024.

Records: PAC 5-1; Kennett 2-4

Boys’ Alpine Skiing

Hanover 788, Bow 740, Oyster River 696, Windham 691, Hollis-Brookline 673, Timberlane 632, Pembroke 621

Key players: Bow – Collin Atwell (192 points), Oliver Weiss (187 points), Aaron Barrieau (182 points), Ian Soucy (182 points)

Highlights:  The Falcons finished second in a seven-team race at Mount Sunapee. Both the slalom and giant slalom were contested.

Girls’ Alpine Skiing

Hanover 780, Hollis-Brookline 733, Bow 722, Timberlane 697, Windham 639, Oyster River 354, Pembroke 322

Key players: Bow – Sophia Coombs (184 points), Sierra Scull (184 points), Vivian Madden (184 points), Lilly Gula (173 points)

Highlights: The Falcons finished third in a seven-team meet at Mount Sunapee. Slalom and giant slalom races were held.